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i am working in S.T.O. I want to some notes on stos.

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Hi Rao,


Stock Transfer Orders comes into picture when the stock is moving / Transferring between two different plants with two Different Company Codes or Stock Transfer between two plants with One Company Code the Difference are given below:

P.O Order types and Delivery Types

STO: - Stock Transfer Order – Intra Company

Stock Transfer between Two Plants with One Company code.

The Purchase Order Type is Used in this case is "UB".

And the Delivery Type Used here is "NL".

Goods Movement type: 641

Item Category in delivery is NLN

STPO: - Stock Transfer Purchase Order – Inter Company

Stock Transfer Purchase Orders between Two Plants with Two Different Company Codes.

The Purchase Order Type is Used in this case is "NB".

And the Delivery Type Used here is "NLCC".

Goods Movement type: 643

Item Category in delivery is NLC

A. Configure Intercompany Stock Transport Order

Material should exist in both the plants (Delivering & Ordering),

Internal customer should be assigned to the ordering plant ( MM -> Purchasing -> Purchase Order -> Setup stock transport order -> assign the internal customer to the ordering plant and assign the Sales area of the internal customer.

Assign its Sales area to the delivering plant

Assign the document type and Delivery type NB and NLCC

Assign the Supplying plant --> Receiving Plant --> NB

Take the delivering plant and assign the sales area.

Vendor master has to be created and assign the supply source (Delivering Plant).

Create a purchase order ME21N ---> Save

Delivery VL10 G ---> Calculation rule (appropriate) --> Assign the purchase order number here and execute.

Select the Delivery creation line and do the back ground process.

Start the log display and see the delivery document number by the documents button

Goto VL02N --> do picking and PGI --> Then do the MIGO with respect to the delivery document.

Billing (Intercompany pricing conditions should be set).


1. Customer No. for the Goods Receiving Plant - OMGN

2. Availability Check- Checking Rule (if necessary) - OMGN

3. Assign a Delivery Type for the Delivering Plant - OMGN (for Stock Transport Orders, NLCC)

4. PO type (which i believe you have done) - OMGN

5. Assign Vendor No. to the Supplying Plant (done) - VK02

6. Assign Customer No. to the Purchasing Plant for the Inter-Company Invoice (but you need to assign this to the Sales Organization pre-assigned to the Purchasing Plant),

IMG-SD-Billing-InterCompany Billing-Define Internal Customer No. by Sales Org

***and by the way for the Invoice to work between Cross-Company Plants, you need also to have a Sales Org for the Supplying Plant and a Pricing Determination Procedure



PI01 Intercompany: fixed amount per material unit

PI02 Intercompany: percentage of the net invoice amount

These condition types specify that the price charged by the delivering plant to the sales organization is shown as a statistical value in the sales order and an effective charge in the internal invoice.

The condition records you create and maintain for intercompany billing are the same kind of records that you create for pricing in general.

IV01 Inter-company Price ERLOS Revenue

IV02 Inter-company % ERLOS Revenue


The following steps have to be followed in order to configure stock transport order between two plants.

1. Create a vendor for the Company code of the receiving plant using account group 0007 via T-Code XK01.

2. In the purchasing data view assign the supplying plant and the schema group

3. Create customer with the sales area of the vendor.

4. The shipping conditions, the delivering plant and the transportation zone determine the route in the STO.

5. In the pricing procedure determination relevant to the STO assign document pricing procedure and customer pricing procedure to get the pricing in the invoice.

6. Maintain condition records for pricing condition.

7. Maintain carrier as a partner in the customer master.

8. In OMGN select the supplying plant and assign the company code and sales area. Similarly select the receiving plant and assign the company code and sales area (The company code to which the plant is assigned to).

9. Assign the delivery type and checking rule to the document type.

10. And finally, assign the purchasing document type to the supplying plant and the receiving plant.

11. Create the STO using T-Code ME 21N and save.

12. Check for release strategy if any and release using T-Code ME 28.

13. Create delivery in background using VL10G.

14. If delivery is created, it is an indication of correct configuration and master data creation.

Stock transfer between two plants in different company codes is known as inter company stock transfer.

Material should be maintained in both supplying and receiving plant MM01

Stock should maintain only in supplying plant MB1C

Create receiving plant as a customer in supplying plants company code and sales area XD01

Assign this customer number in receiving plant details OMGN

Assign supplying sales area in supplying plant details OMGN

Assign delivery type NB for in combination of supplying/ receiving plants.

Create STO ME21N

As it is normal there in the item details we should get shipping date i.e. customer number

Go for Delivery VL10B

Shipping point *****

Select PO go for execute

then select the delivery then go for delvy ............create delvy,,,, delvy number generated.

Goods Issue VL02

Delvy doc **********

Click on picking

enter the picking qty

Click on PGI

in the mean time check in the PO history you will get the details

Goods receipt MIGO

Stock overview the stock will be updated....

Check the below link

Stock transfers that include deliveries and billing documents/invoices are only possible between plants belonging to different company codes.

If you want to carry out a cross-company-code stock transport order with delivery but without a billing document, you must set the Relevant for Billing (data element FKREL) indicator in Customizing of the item type to "blank" (Not relevant for billing).

The following applications are involved in this type of stock transfer:

• Purchasing (MM-PUR) in entering the order

• Shipping (LE-SHP) in making the delivery from the issuing plant

• Billing (SD-BIL) in creating the billing document for the delivery

• Inventory Management (MM-IM) at goods receipt in the receiving plant

Invoice Verification (MM-IV) at invoice receipt in the receiving

Transfer of goods from one location to another location, it may be between plants within the same company code or in different company code's plants.

within the company code, but plants,

receiving plant will raise the STO in Supplying/issuing plant-ME21n,

Supplying plant will deliver the goods to receiving plants ,

then we need to pick n post the Goods Issue-VL02n,

now when we can observe that the STO qty will be added into receiving plant and reduced in Delivering plant,

To do this, we need do prior customization in SPRO-IMG,-

material should be created in both plants( receiving & Supplying)

-maintain the stock only in supplying plant

-create a dummy customer in supplying plant's sales area(if u have one sales area, create in tat comp code n sales area)

-assign this customer number to receiving plant's details along with the sales area,

-Assign the STO doc type(UB) to Supplying plant, along with checking rule

-Assign the Del type (NL/NLCC) to Supplying n receiving plant.

*Del type=NL is not relevant for billing, where as NLCC is relevant for billing



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Can u provide me the procedure of config if we transferring material between 2 storage location of the same plant.

But since it is finished good for & will be processed further so we need to raise captive consumption invoice for the same.

Whether one step procedure can be used for transfer between different storage locations.?

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Hi, I noticed you have alot of STO knowledge. We are using SCD's for STO's and for Sales Orders. SCD's for Sales Orders are expensed while SCD's for STO's are capitalized to inventory. Therefore, we are running into an issue where we cannot properly account for freight costs if both types of shipments are combined on one shipment. Additionally, we are not able to process invoices for STO's that are to fowarding agents set-up on ERS - transaction MRDC.

If you've encountered any of these situations and have a solution, I would love to learn more. Thank you!


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